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Regional Award logoThe Council is seeking the best & brightest among us this year! Do you know an EMS provider who goes above & beyond every day? Do you know a physician who assists EMS providers with education & interacts often with the providers they encounter in the ED? How about a nurse who's always there to assist & can be counted on anytime they're on shift. You can nominate them for a regional EMS award. The deadline to submit nomination forms is Sunday, May 31. Click here to see a complete list of categories

Coronavirus UpdateThe Lord Fairfax EMS Council will continue to pass along updates to our EMS agencies, providers, and stakeholders on the novel Coronavirus as we receive them. The Council is currently working with jurisdictions and agencies to ensure that all personnel have appropriate EMS supplies as well as N95 masks and necessary Fit testing. All questions can be directed to the Council office. For additional links to the VA Office of EMS, the VA Department of Health, and the CDC, please click here

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StressEMS agencies, get a head start on creating a program for your providers to address mental health concerns and avoid burnout by your providers! The Council now offers a valuable resource that you can use to assist in the creation of a program to address important topics before they become a bigger issue. Click here to go to the CISM page to download "Mental Health for EMS Providers", available as a powerpoint presentation and also a pdf. Get a head start now before this important topic becomes mandatory within the EMS Rules & Regulations for the Commonwealth of VA! 

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The Council's Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2019 has been released. pdf Click here to view a copy (1.52 MB)

The Council will offer a BLS Instructor class on Friday, August 23, 2019 from 8:30am-4:30pm. The deadline to register AND complete all the pre-requisites is Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 4pm. Payment is also due at that time. For more information and to submit an application to be accepted by our training center, which is the first step in the process, click hereAHA Training Center Logo